Bridge Street Tap Room opened in Charlevoix in 2014 and is located at 202 Bridge Street right next to Bridge Park overlooking Round Lake. We (Charlevoix Main Street - CMS) sat down with Aaron W. Hagen, Partner / Vice President of Round Lake Group, LLC. to talk about the business.
CMS: Why did you want to be a small business owner?
Aaron: To share our passion for great culinary experiences, locally made beverages and exceptional hospitality with this community.
CMS: Why did you choose to open a business downtown Charlevoix?
Aaron: Downtown Charlevoix is one of a kind. The quality of life in Charlevoix is really why we decided to open here.
CMS: Tell me a little bit about your business.
Aaron: We offer great food, great drinks, and great service year-round. With 32 taps of Michigan's finest, an exceptional culinary team that consistently delivers not only our staple menu items but new and exciting dishes, and the best team around, we're excited every day to show our patrons a great experience.
CMS: What do you enjoy most about living and working in the Charlevoix area?
Aaron: The seasons, the lakes, and the people.
CMS: What is something unique about your store/business?
Aaron: Our tap selections is 100% Michigan made, showcasing the craft of Michigan's talented brewers.
CMS: How would you describe downtown Charlevoix?
CMS: How has Main Street helped your business?
Aaron: By promoting the lifestyle and vibes of downtown Charlevoix
CMS: What’s your favorite thing about your business?
Aaron: Our team and their shared passion for Northern Michigan hospitality
CMS: Is there anything else you would like to add?
Aaron: We look forward to being part of Charlevoix's continued growth and prosperity.
What customers are saying:
We love the Tap Room because it has great food, great staff, and a great atmosphere! It’s perfect for a date night or a family night. Definitely one of the top stops is Charlevoix.- Laura Boss
The Tap Room is one of the best restaurants in Charlevoix! It has a great atmosphere, incredible food options, and beautiful lake views. Their weekly specials are my favorite! From "Ramen Night" to "Build Your Own Mac Attack," you can't go wrong! The also have an extensive list of craft beers, wine, and drink specials! If you haven't tried out the Tap Room, you are truly missing out on one of the best spots in town!- Lindsay Novotny